Chad's Healing Heart Fund

Chad, a well known local musician in the Comox Valley and an active community member was taken into emergency Monday, Feb. 3rd. After being told he had an infection in the mitral valve in his heart and that the infection had spread into his blood stream he was taken down to Victoria for further tests and monitored closely. The tests showed that the infection was large and had eaten away at his valve wall, so on Wednesday Feb.12th Chad underwent open heart surgery to remove the infection and replace the damaged valve. This was a highly invasive surgery and the recovery time is lengthy. He will be making daily trips to the hospital for the next 4-6 weeks to receive an on-going course of antibiotics to remove any residual infection. Chad is unable to play music (his primary means of income) or work for at least 3 months.

This GoFundMe has been set up for anyone that would like to contribute towards his recovery, support this incredible man during his healing process, and take the strain of the financial loss he will experience from not being able to make an income. This will help for a smoother and quicker recovery and allow Chad to get back to playing his music for the community again! ❤

Donations

  • Kyla Lyn 
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
  • J Aaron Handford 
    • $20 
    • 5 mos
  • Larry and Marki Ayre 
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • Eric Pattison 
    • $50 
    • 5 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 5 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Sarah Cosford 
Organizer
Courtenay, BC
Chad Pabianek 
Beneficiary
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